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Transcript of interview: Andrew Bache, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 41

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.


  • Creation: 2000


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Bache was born 29 December 1939, the son of the late Robert Philip Sidney Bache, OBE and Jessie Bache; he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA). In 1963 he married Shân Headley; two sons one daughter.

Bache joined the Diplomatic Service in 1963, serving as: 3rd Secretary, Nicosia [Cyprus], 1964-66; Treasury Centre for Administrative Studies, 1966; 2nd Secretary, Sofia [Bulgaria], 1966-68; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1968-71; 1st Secretary, Lagos [Nigeria], 1971-74; FCO, 1974-78; 1st Secretary (Commercial), Vienna [Austria], 1978-81; Counsellor and Head of Chancery, Tokyo [Japan], 1981-85; Counsellor, Ankara [Turkey], 1985-87; Head of Personnel Services Department, FCO, 1988-90; on secondment as Diplomatic Service Chairman to CSSB, 1990-91; Ambassador to Romania, 1992-96; Ambassador to Copenhagen [Denmark], 1996-99.

Bache was awarded the CMG in 1992.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


External Documents


Bache, Andrew Philip Foley

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 16:58:47+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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